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at 11 significant developments in the missing malaysian jetliner. what leads search crews have in finding the triple 7. a dramatic take down of a murder suspect all caught on camera. we share the high tech system that tracked him down. plus jason is in with weekend sports and brian has your forecast for monday. the news is next. tonight -- new details in the investigation into missing malaysia flight 370. the airliners communications dropped out and surprising new evidence reveals they were purposely disabled. the big question now? who did it and why. tonight you'll hear from an aviation expert on how simple cutting off comminication is. but first atika shubert is in kuala lumpur with the latest developments in the search for the missing airliner.
kron four's philippe djegal continues our coverage. he spoke with a local pilot who has extensive experience with flight simulators. we learn how a simulator is used before actually taking flight. and why a simulator is now a focal point in the investigation into the missing plane. so, is it uncommon for airline pilots to use or possess a flight simulator? chief pilot of pacific states aviation in concord, rashid yahya says revelations that malaysia airline flight 370 captain zaharie abdul sha built one in his home, doesn't automatically make him suspicious. yahya says it could have been used soley for leisure and training. still, shah and his co-pilot are under investigation. we join yahya on his simulator at buchanan field airport. where he simulates a take off. and, during the flight, yahya explains how its possible one can learn how to disable a transponder -- which sends signals to a radar pinpointing your location. yahya says turning off a transponder is as simply as hitting a switch. malaysia airlines says flight 370 may have flown for more than seven hours after its transponder stopped sending signals. knowing where to fly in order to avoid radar detection is also something yahya says can be rehersed on a simulator as well. but once flight 370 dissappeared, it dissappeared. pakistan and india are among the countries saying the plane never showed up on their radars. and, now the men in the cockpit are under an international microscope. at buchanan field airport in concord, philippe djegal, kron four news. san francisco police are investigating an accident that
people at the scene say at one point the left wheel of the bus was on top of the man. the victim was rushed to sf general hospital with injuries that are potentially life threatening. in a statement, grayline of san francisco tells kron 4 "we are fully cooperating with the local agencies while they conduct their investigation and it will take several days for the authorities to review the information." in san bruno, firefighters and alert neighbors. prevented this fire from destroying any homes. neighbors called 9-1-1 around 12-30 this afternoon from the corner of heather and eucalyptus. they found a shed engulfed in flames. neighbors helped with the firefighting effort. they used their garden hoses to keep the fire down before crews arrived. no one was hurt, and no homes were damaged by the fire. another fire. this time in mountain view. investigators there are still trying to find out what caused the blaze to start at an unoccupied home.
it happened around 2 a-m at a one story house on fordham way and sladky avenue. firefighters controlled the flames in about an hour. and no one was injured. but because no one was home at the time. officials are looking into the possibility of foul play. no word yet on the cause of that fire. a somber but hopeful day for the family of missing morgan hill teen sierra lamar. today marked the two year anniversary of lamar's disappearance. dozens gathered to unveil a memorial bench dedicated in her honor at washington high in fremont. sierra attended the school before moving to morgan hill. the teen's family says days like today are hard to get through.and that they still are looking for answers in their daughter's disappearance. 22 year old antolin garcia torres is charged with kidnapping and murder in the case.
a dramatic take down of a murder suspect all caught on camera. we share the high tech system down. the frightening discovery new york authorities made during the investigation of the deadly building explosion. and next. a castro valley murder suspect on the run tonight considered armed and dangerous. who police are looking for. on the run tonight considered armed and dangerous. who police are looking for.
the alameda county sheriff's office has issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected in his wife's murder. police officials say they want to question 46 year old feng mi ---who hasn't been seen since his wife was found shot to death in their castro valley home friday afternoon. police say there is a history of domestic violence at the home. and that mi has two registered guns. one was found in the home.but the other is missing. the sheriff's department believes it may have been used to commit the crime. still ahead. a saint patricks day celebration is turning into a political battle. we show you where gay rights rather than irish heritage is taking the spotlight.
numbers as they pass. when they found this car their systems alerted that the car was stolen. police arrived and connected the dots to his east bay warrant. they took page into custody at gunpoint as you can see here. he's being held in sacramento county jail without bail. an amber alert is still active for four children kidnapped in los angeles. police say two boys, ages five and seven, and twin one year old girls were taken by their parents. that was around 12-30 yesterday afternoon. they had been placed in their grandmother's care due to allegations of abuse. police are looking for the children's parents, enrique felix, and rose chairez pictured here. police say chairez and felix may be driving a dark colored p-t cruiser that may be gray or purple. the car has tinted windows, paper plates and a missing hubcap. anyone with information should call 9-1-1. investigators are stll working on finding the cause of last week's deadly building explosion in harlem new york. the blast killed eight people, injured dozens and destroyed two
buildings. tests taken of the soil in the area hours after the explosion found natural gas at levels as high as 20 percent. officials say they should have been at zero. however fire crews are still investigating the official cause. the new york saint patrick's day parade has lost an important backer for not supporting the l-g-b-t community. guinness beer announced today that they are pulling out of the n-y-c celebration. the parade's policy doesn't allow marchers to display their sexual orrientation. guinness was under pressure to withdraw its sponsorship of the parade. l-g-b-t advocacy group planned an anti-guinness event on monday. the same went for sam adams.
a popular san francisco burger joint is closing for good. today was the last day of business for joes cable car restaurant kron four scott rates spoke to joe himself and shows us how his loyal customers enjoyed one last bite. it looks like any diner rush here at joes cable car restaurant. but today is special it's the last time you'll hear the sound of burgers sizzling. or see a line a line out the door today, joe himself was manning the door greeting every guest that walked in one last time joes cable car restaurant has
been an icon in san francisco joe has been serving up his fresh ground steak burgers scene 1965 he was even featured on food networks "diners drive in's and dives hosted by guy fieri. now after nearly 50 years, joe is hanging it up, and going out on his terms his regular customers are saddened, but made sure to come out for one last melt-in-your- mouth bite the white house is launching a march madness push to get people enrolled in obamacare.
president obama's new campaign begins this week and is tied to the annual basketball bonanza. athletes and coaches will be part of the push to encourage americans to sign up for health care before the march 31-st deadline. those who don't sign up will pay a penalty. magic johnson, alonzo mourning and lebron james will help make the pitches on television, radio, digital, online, and social media. speaking of march madness.cal and stanford both hoping to make the tournament.but only one of them got in. jason has that story straight ahead. [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay?
49ers coach jim harbaugh is staying in shape. he got in a workout today with siku - a walrus - at six flags discovery kingdom. now that summer is on the way - siku may be looking to get ready for bikini season. the only thing she's got to learn now. is how to kaepernick. that's it for the kron 4 news at 11. stay connected with kron 4 and get latest news at kron 4 dot com. or download one of our mobile apps. we'll see you tomorrow morning! mobile apps. we'll see you tomorrow morning!
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